From Citizendium
Revision as of 21:35, 20 November 2020 by John Stephenson (Talk | contribs) (start)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is a stub and thus not approved.
Main Article
Related Articles  [?]
Bibliography  [?]
External Links  [?]
Citable Version  [?]
This editable Main Article is under development and subject to a disclaimer.

Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة‎ al-Qāhirah) is the modern "City of a Thousand Minarets", founded in 969 and built on the remains of Ancient Egyptian settlements. The capital of Egypt with a population of about ten million people, its Greater Cairo metropolis of 21 million residents is the largest city area in Africa and the Middle East.